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FIF~ Forthe Game. Forthe World. Ta THE MEMBERS OF FIFA Circular no. 1352 Zurich, 4 April 2013 SG/mfa/ial Bidding for D FIFA D FIFA D FIFA D FIFA D FIFA the following FIFA World Cups: U-17 Women's World Cup 2016 U-20 Women's World Cup 2016 U-17 World Cup 2017 U-20 World Cup 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup 2017 Dear Sir or Madam, FIFA is pleased to open the bidding for the above-listed FIFA World Cups. We invite all member associations to join the bidding process by completing and submitting the attached Declaration of Interest form. When reviewing the information, please bear in mind that while you may bid for more than one event, FIFA will only award one event per bidding association. FIFA World Cups open for bidding: FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2016 The development of football for girls and women has long been one of FIFA's top priorities. This is the "youngest" of FIFA's competitions. A major milestone was reached in 2008 when the inaugural FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup was held in New Zealand, marking the first time ever that men and women had the same youth tournament structure in football. The creation of this event (with 16 teams) has encouraged member associations to further develop women's football at youth level and to set up teams in even younger age graups. In addition, this tournament has enjoyed support fram different sectors of society in its host countries. For example, the last edition of the tournament in Azerbaijan 2012 was also a commercial success as four national companies, representing the main industries in the country, came on...
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ FIFA PUBLIC GUIDELINES for use of FIFA’s Official Marks These Public Guidelines will be updated periodically. Please check FIFA’s website www.FIFA.com for the latest version. General © 2010 FIFA Issue #7 May 2013 CONTENT CHAPTER PAGE Section 1 Purpose of these FIFA Public Guidelines 3 Section 2 Ofﬁcial Marks 5 Section 3 Examples of Use (“Do’s and Dont’s”) 8 Section 4 General Beneﬁts (“How to get involved”) 20 Section 5 Contact Information 22 Annex 1 General Background of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ 23 Annex 2 Media Information 26 These FIFA Public Guidelines will be updated periodically. Please check FIFA’s website www.FIFA.com for the latest version. FIFA Public Guidelines General Edition – Issue #7 © 2010 FIFA 2 SECTION 1 PURPOSE OF THESE PUBLIC GUIDELINES THE 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP™ The FIFA World Cup™ is an event staged on a scale of spectacular proportions. As the largest single sports event and most-watched competition on earth it enjoys phenomenal interest from sports fans and the business world alike. Many entities, organisations, businesses and non-commercial organisations will want to be a part of this event.
AUSTRALIA’S BID FOR THE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP™ OR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP™ “The proposal in this Bid Book represents the hopes and dreams of perhaps the world’s most sports-loving nation. Australia will welcome the world for a FIFA World Cup™, as we have welcomed the world since our nationhood little more than 200 years ago. Our Bid is financially and operationally secure. We are ready to host FIFA’s flagship event, and FIFA can be certain Australia will fully deliver on its responsibilities and obligations as a host nation. The expansion of our excellent sports infrastructure will leave a long and lasting benefit to football in Australia and the region.” The Honourable Kevin Rudd MP Prime Minister of Australia “A quarter of Australians were born overseas, and three million Australians speak a language other than English at home. Every nation represented at a FIFA World Cup™ in Australia will have its own base of support and be able to call Australia a “home away from home”. As a member of the Asian Football Confederation, and a former member of the Oceania Football Confederation, Australia can be a bridge between these regions and an integral player in the development of football in the Asia-Pacific. As hosts, we would consider it our obligation and our proud duty, in partnership with FIFA, to find ways to use the world’s greatest event to bring help where it is needed most. Football is a powerful vehicle for sustainable social cohesion, inclusion and equity.” Frank Lowy AC Chairman Football Federation Australia...
FiFA World CUp™ internAtionAl FootBAll sUpremACY A leader in international sports marketing Infront Sports & Media is an experienced international full-service sports marketing company with a capacity for innovation that is helping to transform the industry. These innovations have enhanced every area of sports marketing, including distribution of rights, host broadcast, programme production, event operations, brand development, sponsorship and online entertainment. © Infront Sports & Media AG 2014, Corporate Communications. All rights reserved. Editorial Contact: email@example.com www.infrontsports.com FIFA WORLD CUP™ INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL SUPREMACY WINTER SPORTS The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has appointed Infront as exclusive sales representative for the distribution of broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™ as well as all Other FIFA Events (OFEs) 2015-2022 across 26 Asian territories including China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand. Key Facts •• The FIFA World Cup™ is the most popular sports event in the world – Other FIFA Events also register a strong growth in popularity •• Infront handles the distribution of media rights to the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™ and all other FIFA Events 2015-2022 •• Infront is responsible for 26 Asian territories comprising Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam
About the CIES Football Observatory The CIES Football Observatory is a unique project initiated in 2005 by Drs Raffaele Poli and Loïc Ravenel under the name of the Professional Football Players Observatory (PFPO). Since 2011 it is one of the cornerstones of the broader CIES Sports Observatory project, dedicated to the statistical analysis of sport in all its diversity. Two annual reports are published for football. In January, the Demographic Study presents an in-depth analysis of club composition and player characteristics in 31 top division leagues of UEFA member countries. In June, the Annual Review analyses clubs and players in the big-5 European leagues from a demographic, economic and pitch performance perspective. Methodological rigour coupled with a deep knowledge of football guarantee high quality analyses at competitive rates. For more information: www.football-observatory.com About the CIES The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) is an independent study centre located in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It was created in 1995 as a joint venture between the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the University of Neuchâtel, the City and State of Neuchatel. Using a multi-disciplinary approach CIES provides research, top-level education and consulting services to the sports world with the aim of overcoming the complexities of sport in today’s society and improving how it is governed and managed. For more information: www.cies.ch
FIFA Stadium Safety and Security Regulations Fédération Internationale de Football Association President: Joseph S. Blatter Secretary General: Jérôme Valcke Address: FIFA FIFA-Strasse 20 P.O. Box 8044 Zurich Switzerland Telephone: +41-(0)43-222 7777 Fax: +41-(0)43-222 7878 Internet: www.FIFA.com FIFA Stadium Safety and Security Regulations. CONTENTS Page Article 2 CONTENTS 6 DEFINITIONS 11 PREAMBLE Preamble 12 13 I. GENERAL PROVISIONS 1. Scope of application 2. Basic principles II. SAFETY AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT 3. Deﬁnitions and requirements 4. Responsibility 5. Stafﬁng 6. Stadium safety and security planning 7. Stadium risk assessments 8. Spectator safety and security policy document 9. Stadium contingency plans 10. Stadium emergency plans 11. Terrorism 12. Record keeping III. STEWARDS 13. Stewards 14. Steward deployment plan 15. Agreement on responsibilities of stewards 16. Stewards’ duties 17. Stewards’ code of conduct 18. Identiﬁcation of stewards 19. Pitchside stewards 20. Communication with stewards 21. Steward training
OUR COMMITMENT 04 FIFA our commitment FIFA our commitment Game. World. For the For the OUR PROMISE – FOR THE GAME. FOR THE WORLD. The world is a place rich in natural beauty and cultural diversity, but also one where many are still deprived of their basic rights. FIFA now has an even greater responsibility to reach out and touch the world, using football as a symbol of hope and integration. Only with the unwavering dedication of every FIFA team member, every member association and every business partner can football in all its forms contribute to achieving FIFA’s goals at a high level by protecting standards, encouraging competition and promoting solidarity in the world game. For the Game. For the World. 05 06 FIFA our commitment FIFA our commitment OUR MISSION ‘Develop the game, touch the world, build a better future.’ Played by millions around the world, football is the heart and soul of FIFA and as the guardian of this most cherished game, we have a great responsibility. This responsibility does not end with organising the FIFA World Cup™ and the various other world cup competitions; it extends to safeguarding the Laws of the Game, to developing the game around the world and to bringing hope to those less privileged. This is what we believe is the very essence of fair play and solidarity. We see it as our mission to contribute towards building a better future for the world by using the power and popularity of football. This mission gives meaning and direction to each and every activity that FIFA is involved in – football being an integrated part of our society.
From Africa to the world Football for Health 11 for Health – a football-based health education programme for children Everyone has the right to expect a healthy life. FOREWORD Football for Health. From Africa to the world. IN SOME COUNTRIES, life expectancy is over 80 years while in others it that it was an effective way of increasing the health knowledge and awareness is less than 40 years. It is part of our responsibility to concentrate on ways of of schoolchildren. Meanwhile, Mauritius, Namibia and Malawi, together with preventing people from getting ill. While most people understand that exercise FIFA and their member associations and governments, started to implement improves physical fitness, it is less well known that exercise is also beneficial the 11 for Health programme nationwide. Football is a school of life and has for preventing and treating major health threats. The worldwide popularity of become a way of increasing physical activity. football gives the game the potential to play a unique role in increasing the awareness and prevention of diseases. FIFA therefore implemented the idea While the programme was developed as an important part of the FIFA medical of promoting football as a simple and enjoyable way of exercising. We take legacy to Africa, FIFA has also been delighted by the interest expressed in the our responsibility seriously and promote the positive role football can play in programme by member associations in other confederations such as Columbia tackling health challenges.
Benefits and Challenges of Women's Football ... Lower injury rate in women's football than in men's ... In Women's World Cups, most goals are scored at the... Health and Fitness of the female football player Football for Health....Health for Football Benefits and Challenges of Women’s Football Women’s Football • Great form of exercise – Physical benefits – Psychological benefits – Social benefits Women’s Football • Getting faster and more physical – – – – Up to 13km covered during a 90 minute game 10-20% of this at high speed Constant changes of speed and direction Average intensity 70-85% HRmax* Women’s Football • Injury and illness possible but often preventable • Lower injury rate in women’s football than in men’s – 2.2 injuries per game v 2.7 • Mostly contusions, strains or sprains • Lower limb the most common site – Ankle, knee and thigh Gender Differences